Proper Degree Yours Online for Just £16k

What appears to be the first full-strength university undergraduate degree taught entirely online is about to be made available by the University of London's Goldsmiths college, which will let anyone study for a three-year BSc in computer science from home. It had to be computer science. Read More >>

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Social Media Is Corrupting the Youth Slightly Less Than We Feared

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram might not be destroying the minds of The Youth™ as much as we thought, according to a recent review published in Educational Psychology. In some cases, social media could even be helping them do better at school. Read More >>

Teacher Hates His Spoilt Posh Rich Kids

The headteacher of a £30k-a-year boarding home for the offspring of the elite doesn't seem to enjoy teaching them very much, as he's branded his students a bunch of lazy, entitled wannabes who lack the determination to do anything more with their lives than sit back and watch the likes roll in. Read More >>

School Accidentally Shows Children What Mr & Mrs Brown do When Paddington’s Asleep

This isn't funny. I'm a dad and trust me, this is definitely not funny. I'm writing this with the same grim, determined face I put on when the wife shows me an allegedly amusing video on Reddit. But, at the same time, it sort of is funny, because you can only imagine the horrific meetings going on right now between staff and parents of children attending Croft Academy in Walsall, after pornography was somehow inserted into a primary school viewing of Paddington. Read More >>

School Apologises for Foot-Shaming Students

A very worthy and well-meaning social media post from a posh school in Somerset has infuriated parents and drive-by Facebook users, after suggesting there was a link between children wearing nice shoes and their academic performance. Read More >>

GCSE Panic as a Computer Science Task leaks Online

There are leaks everywhere these days. Whether it's the new iPhone, the latest budget, or even GCSEs, there's always something to hit the web ready for the world to see ahead of time. It just happened with the Computer Science GCSE, with one task worth 1/5 of the total marks hitting the net way too early. Read More >>

iPads in Schools are not the Nightmare Dad Imagines

iPads in primary schools are not the learning-ending, gateway into adult iTunes dependency, Apple brand loyalty and sedentary health crisis trigger that dad thinks they are, with a survey of young kids in Northern Ireland finding that the key skills of children rose across the board after the tablets were introduced. Read More >>

500 Kids Took a Knife to School With Them Last Year

A Freedom of Information probing of data from 32 police forces in England and Wales has revealed the shocking state of warfare in our schools, with air rifles, axes, improvised battery tasers, metal rods and even a rolling pin being taken into buildings by children keen to win local turf wars and settle scores. Read More >>

Kids are Parroting Fake News in Their Schoolwork

Fake news, or bollocks made-up stuff to give it its proper title -- has become so entrenched in society that the children are inserting nonsense learned off the internet into their schoolwork. Read More >>

Children Vote to Ban Wearing of Red Noses

Children at a school in Bedfordshire are worried about NTDs (nose-transmitted diseases) to such an extent that they have voted to cancel the wearing of the comic nasal prosthetics during the school's charitable festivities today. Read More >>

Internet Lessons Should be the Fourth ‘R’ for School Kids

The children should be taught "The Internet" in school according to a report from the House of Lords, as help navigating today's tangled web of lies, racism, fakes, pornography, abuse and YouTube celebrities that incite murder might help them turn out balanced and nice and able to hold down a job. Read More >>

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Watch These Kids Pass Around a Fireball Like They’re Mortal Kombat Characters

We’re going to assume that Dan Clinch is a teacher who’s either found a great way to get his students excited about chemistry, or is just looking to get fired with a comfortable severance package. Because having them pass around what appears to be an invisible flaming bubble of propane looks both amazing and dangerous at the same time. Read More >>

Teachers are Feeling Besieged by Angry Parents on Social Media

A survey of more than 1,000 head teachers has found that many of them are finding the constant pressure applied by parents through social media too much to handle, with more than half of the teachers polled saying the online behaviour of mums and dads is a big issue that impacts upon their working day. Read More >>

Fish Are a Bunch of Lame Posers 

A new study has found that “schooling” is a horrendous process in which an individual’s unique personality is unceremoniously supplanted by groupthink and the notion of bravery is cast aside when a danger to the overall status quo is presented. School, in this case, is the group that fish swim in. What did you think we were talking about? Read More >>

Blackpool School Massacre Threats Came Despite Social Media Warnings

The headmaster of Montgomery High School, which was subject to massacre threats over the weekend, has revealed that students were taught about the dangers of social media ahead of the Christmas holidays. The Blackpool school has been under police protection this week, after an anonymous Facebook user claimed he was going to shoot as many people there as possible. Read More >>